Sanele Barns revealed why he chose Stellies over Kaizer Chiefs!

Sanele Barns puts the record straight with regards to his transfer links with Kaizer Chiefs. Also explains why he chose Stellies over them.

Sanele Barns revealed why he chose Stellies over Kaizer Chiefs!

Sanele Barns revealed why he chose Stellenbosch over Kaizer Chiefs. Richards Bay FC’s departing star, Barns, has spoken out on why he opted to sign with Stellenbosch FC amidst rumoured interest from Kaizer Chiefs. The football landscape shifted as Barns, a pivotal figure at Richards Bay FC. Prepares to embark on a new journey with Stellies for the new season. His decision to join the Western Cape club has been influenced by several factors, including their current form and competitive spirit.

Barns clarifies Kaizer Chiefs rumours

Addressing the speculation surrounding his future. Barns confirmed awareness of Kaizer Chiefs’ interest but revealed they never made a formal offer. “To be honest, there were rumours circulating, but Kaizer Chiefs did not present any formal offers,” Barns disclosed. 

This clarification sheds light on the nature of his transfer discussions amid the backdrop of his decision-making process.

Sanele Barns farewell and game impact

Reflecting on his last match with Richards Bay FC, Barns shares his mixed emotions and the significance of leaving the club on a high note. “Today when I woke up, I had mixed emotions because I knew it was going to be my last game here at Richards Bay,” Barns revealed. 

“So, I had to be cautious. I had to play very well in order to leave the team in a better place. I think emotionally, I was not okay but I’m glad now, seeing this group, seeing the supporters. I’m very happy.”

Sekhukhune United’s transfer activities

In other football news, Sekhukhune United is gearing up for the upcoming season with significant squad changes. The club recently released 13 players and has made notable acquisitions such as Keletso Makgawla, Lindokuhle Mtshali, and DR Congo striker Andy Boyeli. Additionally, Kaizer Chiefs’ defender Njabulo Ngcobo’s free transfer is a strategic move aimed at strengthening the team’s defensive lineup.

New signings and head coach

Sekhukhune United hints at more signings in the pipeline and anticipates announcing a new head coach soon. These developments underscore the club’s commitment to achieving success in the 2024/25 season. Meanwhile, fans eagerly await further updates on Barns’ journey with Stellenbosch FC and how his departure impacts Richards Bay FC’s future strategies.

Sanele Barns’ decision to join Stellenbosch FC marks a significant moment in his career, driven by ambition and a desire to contribute to a club poised for success. As he bids farewell to Richards Bay FC, Barns leaves behind a legacy of hard work and dedication. Setting his sights on new challenges and opportunities in the Western Cape.